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New apps can transform old smartphones into remote security cameras for home monitoring systems.
Millions of birds that stop at coastal wetlands during annual migrations could die as rising sea levels and land reclamation wipe out their feeding grounds.
Scientists probing the nature of antimatter have found a bit more evidence to explain why the universe is not an empty husk.
NASA and private sector experts now agree that a man or woman could be sent on a mission to Mars over the next 20 years, despite huge challenges
Swiss adventurer pilots the first ever solar-powered plane, that can fly day and night, across America, from San Fancisco to New York.
IBM scientists unveiled what they called "the world's smallest movie," last week, which tracks the movement of atoms magnified 100 million times.
Communications regulator Icasa is cracking down on mobile phones brought into the country illegally.
Immunologists expressed concern about the "dangerous" work of scientists in China who created a hybrid bird flu virus that can spread in the air between guinea pigs.
Boeing has shown airlines a blueprint for the world's longest-range passenger jet, adding spice to a long-awaited revamp of its 777 wide-body jet.
An innovative solar-powered aircraft is set to launch on a flight across the United States, the first of its kind aiming to showcase what is possible without fossil fuels.
he Pentagon on Thursday cleared BlackBerry and Samsung mobile devices for use on Defense Department networks.
Scientists curious about the vanishing act of a Madagascar dwarf lemur type during winter months were astonished to find the animals burrowed deep into the soil.
South African vehicle manufacturers will receive incentives for producing electric cars, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Thursday.
A tiny device implanted in the brain of epilepsy sufferers has for the first time been able to predict the onset of seizures, scientists have reported.
Engineers have built a camera using stretchable electronics that scans the world like a fly's compound eye -- with a wide field of view and no distortion.
The Arctic's sea ice melted at a record pace in 2012, the ninth-hottest year on record, compounding concerns about climate change.
Japan Airlines on Thursday conducted its first test flight of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet since the aircraft was grounded worldwide.
Scientists said they had found a brain region that controls physical ageing and could target it to manipulate the lifespan of lab mice.
The UN's climate chief called for urgency as she opened a new round of global talks amid warnings that Earth-warming carbon dioxide levels were approaching a symbolic threshold.
Eastman Kodak plans to emerge from bankruptcy protection by the end of September after shedding most of the businesses that turned it into an American icon.
Google Now is often compared with the Siri voice assistant on Apple's mobile devices, but its power lies in giving you information you need to know before you have to ask.
Dozens of Sony executives including the firm's chief are foregoing bonuses this year in an "unprecedented" step to atone for a slump in its embattled electronics unit.
Yahoo! has increased the amount of maternity and paternity leave employees can take to bring the internet company closer to some of its counterparts, Facebook Inc and Google Inc.
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer hauled in $36.6 million in pay, bonuses and stock last year after six months at the helm, with some of that time spent on maternity leave.
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